Contents and Arrangement

Subseries 2B: Subject Files, Run II, 1959-2009 (mostly 1983-2006)

8 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Subseries 2B: Subject Files, Run II includes subject files from the offices of numerous Office of Information Technology staff members. These files include timelines and plans related to Partnership 2000, Computing and Information Technology (CIT) annual reports, network disaster recovery plans, proposals to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, posters and brochures from Information Technology Fairs, and articles on copyright and intellectual property and the preservation of digital information. This subseries also includes records related to several prominent technology administrators, including speech transcriptions of first Vice President of CIT Ira Fuchs, presentations by CIT's first Director of IT Architecture Lee Varian, and correspondence by Associate CIO and Director of Academic Services Serge Goldstein.

Original folder titles were kept when available.


Subseries 2B: Subject Files, Run II is arranged in alphabetical order by topic.

Collection History


Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Mudd Manuscript Library guidelines. Materials separated from this collection during processing in 2010 include duplicate journals and books already represented in Princeton University Library.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Nicole Milano in 2010. Finding aid written by Nicole Milano in August 2010. Additions were processed by Christie Peterson with assistance from Eleanor Wright '14 in December 2010 and January 2011. Digital materials in Series 2D was processed by Elena Colon-Marrero in July 2015

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. For instances beyond Fair Use, if copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of materials from the Princeton University Archives.

For instances beyond Fair Use where the copyright is not held by the University, while permission from the Library is not required, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This collection contains materials acquired from an unknown desktop computer. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.

Credit this material:

Subseries 2B: Subject Files, Run II; Office of Information Technology Records, AC366, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

The Princeton University Library Records (AC123) contain a series on Computer Systems in the Library, 1979-1995.

The Historical Subject Files Collection (AC109) contains files on various aspects of computers and computing at Princeton.

Other Finding Aids

Full text searching of this collection's archived website is available through the Archive-It interface.

JSTOR (Organization)
Princeton University. Computer Center.
Princeton University. Computing and Information Technology.
Princeton University. Information technology.
Princeton University. Office of Information Technology
Edwards, Jon.
Fuchs, Ira H.